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Driving Dynamics Hires Risk and Safety Consultant

Driving Dynamics, Inc. has hired Tracy Caldwell as its risk and safety services consultant for the Newark, Delaware-based provider of driver training to fleets in North America.

September 24, 2018

Volvo Aims for Safety Standard for Autonomous Vehicle Communication
Speeding Declines After Boston Reduces Limit

Speeding Declines After Boston Reduces Limit

Speeding declined significantly in Boston, after the city lowered the limit to 25 miles per hour from 30 mph, according to new analysis from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released today.

August 28, 2018

Massachusetts Officials Debate Methods for Drugged Driving Tests
2018 Road Deaths to Reach 40,000 for Third Straight Year
UPS Lowered Accident Rate 1% in 2017

UPS Lowered Accident Rate 1% in 2017

UPS lowered the frequency of accidents in its 119,000-vehicle delivery fleet in 2017 by 1% to 8.95 accidents per 100,000 hours of driving as it progresses toward its goal of reaching a rate of 8.75 accidents by 2020, the parcel delivery operator announced in its annual sustainability report.

July 10, 2018

Infotainment Systems Not Safe to Use While Driving: AAA

Infotainment Systems Not Safe to Use While Driving: AAA

A recent study from the AAA Foundation and the University of Utah that measures cognitive and visual demands of infotainment systems suggests that they are not proven safe to use when operating a motor vehicle.

June 28, 2018

States with Safest Fleet Drivers Ranked

States with Safest Fleet Drivers Ranked

Fleet drivers in North Dakota with Verizon Connect telematics systems showed the safest driving behavior over a two-year period, while those in Utah were the most dangerous, according to aggregated data from the telematics provider.

June 25, 2018

Worn Tires Decrease Handling on Wet Roads Up to 33%

Worn Tires Decrease Handling on Wet Roads Up to 33%

On wet roads, worn tires with a tread depth of 4/32 inch have an average increased stopping distance of 87 feet for a passenger car and 86 feet for a light truck when compared with new tires, according to a recent study from AAA.

June 7, 2018

Sharing the Road With Motorcycles

Sharing the Road With Motorcycles

Reducing motorcycle fatalities — and keeping your fleet drivers safe — begins with an understanding of how to safely share the road with motorcyclists.

May 11, 2018

Video: How to Share the Road with Motorcyclists
Setting Mirrors to Eliminate Blind Zones
Defending Your Company. Defending Your Driver. With Video.

Defending Your Company. Defending Your Driver. With Video.

Brittany Britt of Davis Transfer understands the power of video. Get definitive answers on how incidents start and how drivers react. Having forward-facing and cab-facing cameras protects your fleet and provides coaching opportunities against close following, cell phone use and much more. Hear Brittany's story in this video. or, for more information, go to info.smartdrive.net.

January 24, 2018

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